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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Indianapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Describe a time when things did not go your way/a time when you failed. " Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Tell me about your high school and where you grew up." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Why do you want to come to IU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think study abroad programs should be required for medical school applicants?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Medical ethics versus legal ethics for a case in which the parents refused a blood transfusion for their young daughter because of religious beliefs." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read curriculum info, watched CNN, read AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The five hospitals they have on campus and the city of Indianapolis." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour just kind of pointed out the hospitals, but nothing much about where classes are or where students go to relax. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How important the nine competencies are to them, and that they are looking for them in the interview. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My schedule worked out nicely in that I was able to go from one thing to another with no lag time, so I was able to leave relatively early. The interview was very relaxed and my interviewers were definitely interested in just getting a better sense of who I am. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Downtown

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/07/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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